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Syria supplied an international watchdog with more chemical-arms inventory data after monitors found inaccuracies in an earlier declaration, Reuters reports.
April 17, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Iran eliminated almost three-fourths of its most bomb-useful uranium, but lags in making other material harder to tap for weapons, Reuters reports.
North Korea reportedly has deployed a mobile rocket launcher to its east coast in a possible sign that a threatened missile test is imminent.
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April 17, 2014 | Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Destruction , Chemical Weapons Use
Rebel political operatives in Syria asserted the country's regime released a toxic substance in a Damascus suburb on Wednesday, Reuters reports.
April 17, 2014 | Plutonium , MOX , Nuclear Materials Production, Consolidation, Elimination
South Carolina is pushing for a fast ruling in its lawsuit against the federal government over plans to halt work on a plutonium disposition plant in the state.
April 17, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Safeguards
The U.S. Energy Department on Wednesday announced a new infusion of funding to universities for research into preventing nuclear-weapons proliferation.
April 17, 2014 | Allie Jones | Viruses
Today in we're-all-going-to-die news, a French lab has somehow misplaced more than 2,000 vials containing fragments of the SARS virus.
April 16, 2014 | Douglas P. Guarino | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Nuclear Weapons Programs , SLBMs , ICBMs
The fiscal 2015 budget proposal delays -- but does not abandon -- plans for the new Navy and Air Force warheads.
April 16, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Missile Defense
The Pentagon would ax a redesign of the front-end kill vehicle atop its strategic missile interceptor if future sequestration cuts remain law.
April 16, 2014 | Uranium Enrichment , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Envoys on Tuesday said Iran has eliminated 50 percent of the uranium it could most easily convert into nuclear-bomb fuel, the Associated Press reports.
A former Bush administration policy analyst is warning a military conflict in Ukraine could affect the electric grid and endanger the nation's nuclear reactors.
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Defense attorney Martin Morrison, suggesting his client, a former Army base contractor, had no ill intent in possessing uranium sulfate.
Some people have a hobby of fixing cars; his hobby is Geiger counters.